Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Charlotte attorney Joycelyn J. (“Jo”) Eason has joined the national faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) Gulf Coast Program, a leading provider of legal advocacy skills training.
Ms. Eason will be among the faculty facilitating the 2014 Gulf Coast Regional Deposition Training Program, April 23-24, in New Orleans.
NITA was created in 1971 with funding from the American Bar Association Section of Judicial Administration, the American College of Trial Lawyers, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Ms. Eason is a member of the firm’s Financial Services Litigation and Compliance Team focusing on appellate litigation. She represents individual, corporate, and governmental clients before state and federal appellate and trial courts. Jo has handled and argued numerous appeals for financial services companies and lenders. She also assists the firm's health care litigation group with the representation of hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care providers in litigation, including medical malpractice, administrative issues, professional negligence actions, and regulatory compliance matters. In addition, Ms. Eason leads the firm’s initiative to provide pro bono services to veterans through Lawyers Serving Warriors.
Ms. Eason holds a J.D. from the College of William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law. She also has an M.P.A. from Troy State University and a B.S. from the U.S. Air Force Academy.